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Amazing Faith
Amazing Faith
Written by Michael Ricardson
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ISBN: 9780307565112
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Amazing Faith
The Authorized Biography of Bill Bright, Founder of Campus Crusade for Christ
Written by Michael Ricardson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $8.99

The Amazing Story of One Faithful Man...One Extraordinary Vision... One Unstoppable Movement.
        An unforgettable chronicle of courage, determination, faith, and humility, Amazing Faith is the exclusive and inspiring account of how Dr. Bill Bright, founder and president of Campus Crusade for Christ International, stepped out in simple, unwavering obedience to God. Readers... Read more >
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After Long Silence
After Long Silence
Written by Helen Fremont
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ISBN: 9780307804655
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After Long Silence

Written by Helen Fremont


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
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"To this day, I don't even know what my mother's real name is."

Helen Fremont was raised as a Roman Catholic. It wasn't until she was an adult, practicing law in Boston, that she discovered her parents were Jewish--Holocaust survivors living invented lives. Not even their names were their own. In this... Read more >
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Gift from the Sea
Gift from the Sea
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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ISBN: 9780307805171
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Gift from the Sea

Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $7.99

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.


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fathermothergod
fathermothergod
Written by Lucia Greenhouse
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ISBN: 9780307720948
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fathermothergod
My Journey Out of Christian Science
Written by Lucia Greenhouse


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

Lucia Ewing had what looked like an all-American childhood. She lived with her mother, father, sister, and brother in an affluent suburb of Minneapolis, where they enjoyed private schools, sleep-away camps, a country club membership, and skiing vacations. Surrounded by a tight-knit extended family, and doted upon by her parents, Lucia... Read more >
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Santa Claus
Santa Claus
Written by Gerry Bowler
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ISBN: 9781551996080
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Santa Claus
A Biography
Written by Gerry Bowler


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 27, 2011
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An entertaining, often surprising look at the life of the world’s most influential fictional character.

He is the embodiment of charity and generosity, a creation of mythology, a tool of clever capitalists. The very idea of him is enduring and powerful.

Santa Claus was born in early-nineteenth-century America, but his family tree goes... Read more >
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Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307474469
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Nine Lives
In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $16.00

From the author of The Last Mughal, an enlightening book that explores with remarkable compassion and expansive insight nine varieties of religious devotion in India today.

In portraits of people we might otherwise never know William Dalrymple distills his twenty-five years of travel in India to explore the challenges faced by practitioners...

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bin Laden
bin Laden
Written by Yossef Bodansky
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ISBN: 9780307797728
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bin Laden
The Man Who Declared War on America
Written by Yossef Bodansky


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $9.99

"Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it."  —Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

World-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky explores the transformation of Osama bin Laden from a once promising engineering student into the cold-blooded leader of the radical Islamic terrorist group, al Qaeda. With meticulous detail, Bodansky chronicles the events leading up to the international operation...

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Christ
Christ
Written by Jack Miles
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ISBN: 9780307789105
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Christ
A Crisis in the Life of God
Written by Jack Miles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $14.99

With the same passionate scholarship and analytical audacity he brought to the character of God, Jack Miles now approaches the literary and theological enigma of Jesus. In so doing, he tells the story of a broken promise–God’s ancient covenant with Israel–and of its strange, unlooked-for fulfillment. For, having abandoned his chosen... Read more >
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Captivity
Captivity
Written by James Loney
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ISBN: 9780307399298
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Captivity
118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War
Written by James Loney


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

The powerful account of the remarkable peace activist kidnapped while leading a peace delegation and held for ransom by Iraqi insurgents until his paradoxical release by a crack unit of special forces commandos.

In November 2005, James Loney and three other men — Canadian Harmeet Singh Sooden, British citizen Norman Kember and... Read more >
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Let My People Go
Let My People Go
Written by Cal Bombay
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ISBN: 9780307778222
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Let My People Go

Written by Cal Bombay


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $12.99

In the war-ravaged African nation of Sudan, slavery is a way of life. Islamic fundamentalists in the north capture women and children-many of them Christian-in the south and sell them to other northern Muslim as servants and concubines. There they live on table scraps and are forced to convert to Islam... Read more >
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This Boy's Faith
This Boy's Faith
Written by Hamilton Cain
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ISBN: 9780307463968
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This Boy's Faith
Notes from a Southern Baptist Upbringing
Written by Hamilton Cain


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

An unforgettable memoir about growing up Southern, grappling with faith, and confronting a childhood colored by religion, Bible Belt culture, and a mother who minces words better than a food processor
 
A child stumbles upon a vintage photograph and glimpses salvation. A young girl vanishes in a famous cavern when... Read more >
Buda, el príncipe
Buda, el príncipe
Written by Cesar Vidal
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ISBN: 9780307882707
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Buda, el príncipe

Written by Cesar Vidal


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $19.95

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Faith, Interrupted
Faith, Interrupted
Written by Eric Lax
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ISBN: 9780307455543
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Faith, Interrupted
A Spiritual Journey
Written by Eric Lax


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
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Faith, Interrupted is a profoundly personal, deeply felt exploration of the mystery of faith—having it, losing it, hoping for its return.

The son of an Episcopal priest, Eric Lax develops in his youth a deep religious attachment and an acute moral compass—one that he is willing to go to prison for when...

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Karla Faye Tucker Set Free
Karla Faye Tucker Set Free
Written by Linda Strom
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ISBN: 9780307783929
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Karla Faye Tucker Set Free
Life and Faith on Death Row
Written by Linda Strom


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

This gripping story about the first woman executed in Texas in over one hundred years draws on accounts from family, prisoners, government officials, and friends to show how God used a remarkable woman to reach countless lives with a message of redemption and joy. Linda Strom, Tucker's spiritual advisor and close... Read more >
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The Bread of Angels
The Bread of Angels
Written by Stephanie Saldana
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ISBN: 9780307280466
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The Bread of Angels
A Journey to Love and Faith
Written by Stephanie Saldana


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
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A riveting memoir about one woman's journey into Syria under the Baathist regime and an unexpected love story between two strangers searching for meaning.
 
When Stephanie Saldaña arrives in Damascus, she is running away from a broken heart and a haunted family history that she has crossed the world to escape. Yet as...

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Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking
Written by Helen Prejean, Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
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ISBN: 9780307787699
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Dead Man Walking
An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States
Written by Helen Prejean
Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana’s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier’s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had... Read more >
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The Autobiography of Saint Therese
The Autobiography of Saint Therese
Translated by John Beevers
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ISBN: 9780307778086
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The Autobiography of Saint Therese
The Story of a Soul
Translated by John Beevers


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
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Few spiritual figures have touched as many readers in the past century as Saint Therese of Lisieux, the saint popularly known as the Little Flower. Though she was only twenty-four years old when she died, her writings have had tremendous impact, making her one of the most popular spiritual writers in...

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine
The Confessions of Saint Augustine
Written by St. Augustine
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ISBN: 9780307785909
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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Written by St. Augustine


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
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"The reader who has never met Augus-tine before ought to go first of all to the Confessions," reflected the Trappist monk and scholar Thomas Merton. "Augustine lived the theology that he wrote. . . . He experienced the reality of Christ living in his own soul."
        Saint Augustine, the celebrated theologian who... Read more >
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Escape from the Land of Snows
Escape from the Land of Snows
Written by Stephan Talty, Read by Shishir Kurup
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ISBN: 9780739383797
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Escape from the Land of Snows
The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
Written by Stephan Talty
Read by Shishir Kurup


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $17.50

On the evening of March 17, 1959, as the people of Tibet braced for a violent power grab by Chinese occupiers—one that would forever wipe out any vestige of national sovereignty—the twenty-four-year-old Dalai Lama, Tibet’s political and spiritual leader, contemplated the impossible. The task before him was immense: to slip past... Read more >
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Escape from the Land of Snows
Escape from the Land of Snows
Written by Stephan Talty
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Escape from the Land of Snows
The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
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On the evening of March 17, 1959, as the people of Tibet braced for a violent power grab by Chinese occupiers—one that would forever wipe out any vestige of national sovereignty—the twenty-four-year-old Dalai Lama, Tibet’s political and spiritual leader, contemplated the impossible. The task before him was immense: to slip past... Read more >
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Ruth, A Portrait
Ruth, A Portrait
Written by Patricia Cornwell
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ISBN: 9780307765147
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Ruth, A Portrait
The story of Ruth Bell Graham
Written by Patricia Cornwell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 5, 2011
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Ruth Bell Graham is known as the wife of evangelist Billy Graham. It was Ruth who influenced Billy, as his most trusted life-partner. In Ruth, a Portrait, we meet this fascinating and remarkable woman. Brimming with anecdotes, this is a breathtaking journey, with stops at many of this century's epoch-making events.

The... Read more >
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I Had to Say Something
The Art of Ted Haggard's Fall
Written by Mike Jones
Contribution by Sam Gallegos


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $23.95

This is the story of the sexual relationship between Michael Forest Jones, a Denver man who worked as an escort, and the Reverend Ted Haggard, founder and pastor of the New Life Church of Colorado Springs.
As a rule, Mike never delved into the personal lives of his clients. He entertained celebrities... Read more >
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Escape from the Land of Snows
Escape from the Land of Snows
Written by Stephan Talty
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ISBN: 9780307460974
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Escape from the Land of Snows
The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $12.99

On the evening of March 17, 1959, as the people of Tibet braced for a violent power grab by Chinese occupiers—one that would forever wipe out any vestige of national sovereignty—the twenty-four-year-old Dalai Lama, Tibet’s political and spiritual leader, contemplated the impossible. The task before him was immense: to slip past... Read more >
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The Cathedral of the World
The Cathedral of the World
Written by Forrest Church
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The Cathedral of the World
A Universalist Theology
Written by Forrest Church


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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Described by Cornel West as “a towering public intellectual and the leading universalist philosopher of his generation,” Forrest Church was one of the preeminent liberal theologians of our time. His final gift, The Cathedral of the World, draws from the entire span of Church’s life’s work to leave behind a clear... Read more >
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Love in a Headscarf
Love in a Headscarf
Written by Shelina Janmohamed
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Love in a Headscarf

Written by Shelina Janmohamed


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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When Shelina Janmohamed, an Oxford-educated Muslim living in the bubbling ethnic mix of North London, opted for the traditional “arranged” route to finding a partner, she never suspected it would be the journey of her life.
 
Through ten long years of matchmaking buxom aunties, countless mismatches, and outrageous dating disasters, Shelina discovers...

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